Anesthesia & Carcinoid Syndrome

Carcinoid syndrome (CS) is a paraneoplastic syndrome associated with neuroendocrine tumors, primarily originating from the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The lungs are the most common site of origin outside the GI tract. Key Points Definition of Carcinoid Syndrome Paraneoplastic syndrome linked to neuroendocrine tumors, often from the GI tract. Primary Substance Released in CS Serotonin plays … Read more